Robert Mims heads the information security program for AGL Resources, the nation’s largest natural gas only distribution company.  He has over 12 years of experience in building information security and risk management programs for companies in a variety of sectors including telecom, healthcare insurance, and energy.  Rob is active in the energy sector’s security activities (including DHS, DOE, TSA, INL, SCCs and working groups)and he chairs the American Gas Association’s information security task force. He earned a bachelor’s of electrical engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and also holds many security certifications including CISSP and CIPP.